Sunday, 12 April 2015

HAPPY 10th Birthday

Exciting update 14th April 2015
My card was a Featured Player

My card is a tall A5, standing 8 1/4" high.
I used the Paper Smooches Pinked Circles Dies and Birthday Words Dies.
The sentiment is three die cuts adhered together (blue, white then red on top) using Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue.  To give it a little more contrast to the patterned paper, I layered the sentiment over some vellum and secured the panel in place with brads.
NOTE: the sentiment is a very delicate die cut and I used the "negative" to ensure all the layers were aligned perfectly on top of each other.  I also used the negative when I was adhering the letters to the vellum so that all the letters were spaced & aligned perfectly.
The pinked circles are layered on foam sheets for extra dimension.
The patterned panel is also layered on a foam sheet and the layered banners secured in place with foam squares, so they have dimension and sit level with the sentiment panel.

Here is a close-up of the sentiment panel.

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I have entered my card in the Paper Smooches SPARKS
April 5-11 Anything Goes (wk1) challenge

The dies can be purchased from the Paper Smooches Store

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I have also entered my card in the

This challenge is open until Sunday 12th April 12pm Arizona MST

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I have also entered my card in the
Here is the inspiration pic & challenge badge
My card is a FUSION of BOTH the colours from the inspiration photo and the sketch.
Linky closes Tuesday 21st April noon PST

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I have also entered my card in

This challenge starts 10th April and ends 24th April 2015

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  1. WOOOOOOOOW! I have that birthday word die and it's a lot of work to get it to be straight--- you NAILED it! Thanks for sharing that great tip! LOVE this card! It's perfect for just about anyone! THANKS for joining in the fun with the PSS challenge--- so sorry the link closed early! Hope you join in the fun again this week <3 HUGS!

  2. Great idea to use the negative to keep the letters straight ... so glad you joined us at Fusion Card Challenge.

  3. Love the bright bold color and all those little banners at the bottom!


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